Someone Has Got Some Cleaning To Do

When you like a picture, it doesn’t have to be for any particular reason. Maybe the reason I like this is because it’s old-timey. Maybe because an antique sink, completely covered in dust just has some charm. Maybe it’s because the Seattle Underground Tour is fun for the whole family. Or maybe it’s because this is the most anthropomorphic sink I’ve ever seen.

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C’mon – there’s a face in that, right?  He’s even got a different color for one eye.  That’s great stuff!  But yeah.  A sink.  I just liked it.  Getting a little photography wonky, it was a dark tour.  I took it with my 50mm, which goes down to 1.8, but when you’re being jostled by the crowd, you don’t have a lot of time to set up or a tripod, so you get what you can and I liked how this came out.  With low light, you can often lose some color, which made me want to try it in black and white.  Hit the jump to see that one!

For this I feel like it lost some of the charm of the color version, but it’s more dramatic with extra contrast.  I’m kinda on the fence.  The other is more playful, but B&W just sort of suits the theme, don’t you think?  Which one do you like?

3 Comments

  1. That sink is…lookin’ at me.
    I like the glow in the color photo, but I agree that black & white is fitting for such a spooky sink.

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